Tag: armchair

Jean Cocteau (1916)

Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Jean Cocteau 1916 Oil on canvas, 100.4 x 81.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Modigliani moved from his native Italy to Paris in 1906 and soon became part of the city’s vibrant artistic and literary culture. His…

Femme assise (1923-1924)

Soutine, Chaïm (1893-1943) Femme assise (Seated Woman) 1923–1924 Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The woman portrayed here seems to bear the weight of the world on her shoulders. Her ghostlike silhouette in tones of…

Dora Maar assise (1938)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Dora Maar assise (Dora Maar Seated) 1938 Ink, gouache and oil on paper on canvas, 68.9 × 62.5 cm Tate Britain, London Dora Maar was a painter who exhibited with the Surrealist group, before becoming a photographer and…

Dans le jardin de Maurecourt (1884)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Dans le jardin de Maurecourt (In the Garden at Maurecourt) 1884 Oil on canvas, 54 x 65.1 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo As one critic wrote in 1880, “Berthe Morisot handles the palette and brush with a…

Don Quichotte lisant (1865-1867)

Daumier, Honoré (1808-1879) Don Quichotte lisant (Don Quixote reading) 1865–1867 Oil on canvas, 82.2 x 65 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Compare: Daumier, Honoré (1808-1879) Don Quichotte et Sancho Panza c.1855 National Gallery, London     Daumier, Honoré (1808-1879) Don Quichotte c.1868 Neue Pinakothek, Munich…

Beatrice Bouvet (1864)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Beatrice Bouvet (born c.1861) 1864 Oil on canvas, 91.9 x 73.2 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff The Salins industrialist Alfred Bouvet purchased two Courbet landscapes and commisioned this portrait of his daughter, then aged three. She is holding…